USC President C. L. Max Nikias Announces Center for Advanced Genocide Research with USC Shoah Foundation Founder Steven Spielberg
The University of Southern California has established the Center for Advanced Genocide Research to study how and why such instances of mass violence occur, and how to intervene in the cycle that can lead to them.
center for advanced genocide research, cagr, Max Nikias, Steven Spielberg, Stephen Smith / Friday, April 25, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is now seeking proposals for its first-ever research fellowship, open to graduate and post-graduate students.
fellowship, center for advanced genocide research, Doug Greenberg, cagr / Thursday, May 15, 2014
Graduate students specializing in Holocaust research will come together at the University of Southern California beginning Monday for the week-long Researching the Holocaust workshop.
center for advanced genocide research, cagr / Thursday, May 22, 2014
Virtually everyone has listened to a popular song with its lyrics changed for comedic or dramatic effect. But a perhaps little-known fact of the Holocaust is that this type of parody was also a common practice in some of the most hellish places on Earth: concentration camps.
music as resistance, cagr, music, holocaust, research, center for advanced genocide research / Friday, September 4, 2015
PhD candidates, undergraduates and college faculty have the opportunity to research the Visual History Archive in five fellowships currently accepting applications at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
cagr, fellowship, research fellow, center for advanced genocide research, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research / Monday, February 1, 2016
Julia Werner, the 2015/2016 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow, finished up her two-and-a-half week visit to USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research last Thursday with a talk, “Beyond the Pictorial Frame: Ghettoization of the Jews in Poland,” on her research.
Doug Greenberg, fellowship, cagr, center for advanced genocide research / Thursday, February 18, 2016
In her talk, Bothe shared her analysis of comments on USC Shoah Foundation's YouTube channel.
cagr, center for advanced genocide research, teaching fellowship, teaching fellow / Wednesday, March 2, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff took their first trip to the American University of Paris (AUP) last month, the first visit since a partnership between the two organizations was announced.
aup, Paris, cagr, center for advanced genocide research, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research / Friday, June 10, 2016
I recently was an expert witness from October 11-13, 2016, at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Phnom Penh, the so-called Khmer Rouge Tribunal that was established in 2001. When I mention this to colleagues, a typical response is, “That’s still going on?” Indeed. Many forget the train that runs direct from USC to Long Beach takes you to the largest concentration of Cambodian survivors in the United States, where elders make daily offerings to ancestors in their homes or Buddhist temples.
GAM, cambodia, Cambodian Genocide, UN tribunal, center for advanced genocide research, cagr, op-eds, cagr / Monday, February 13, 2017
In the immediate aftermath of the Armenian genocide, thousands of Armenian survivors recorded testimonies detailing the atrocities they witnessed at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I. And yet it wouldn’t be until the 1990s before historians would begin taking these oral histories seriously.
Armenian Genocide, lecture, center for advanced genocide research, usc shoah foundation / Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Center collaborating with USC faculty member on its first original study: the impact of engaging with testimony
The collaboration between USC Psychology Professor Beth Meyerowitz and the Center for Advanced Genocide Research is possibly the first large-scale examination of the challenges and rewards of engaging with survivor testimony.
center for advanced genocide research, beth meyerowitz, first original study, impact of testimony, Martha Stroud / Thursday, November 1, 2018